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Educational & Cultural Section

  • Tickets to Antioch School’s Auction Gala are still available

    The Antioch School’s Older Group was recently immersed in storytelling and theater, thanks to special guest Christopher Westhoff, of the Mad River Theater Works performing arts company, who spent a portion of each day last week at the school. Westhoff helped students develop their own play about the life and influence of retired Older Group teacher Bill Mullins, which they performed last Friday. Pictured, from left, are Max Florkey, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Ayla Current, Lucy Dennis, Jackson Grote and Antonio Chaiten. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Seating is limited, but tickets to this live auction and performance by Mo Amer are still available.

  • Community Read to focus on understanding dementia

    Community members are invited to read "Memory's Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia" for this year's Community Read.

    The Yellow Springs Community Library is partnering with the Yellow Springs Senior Center’s Dementia Friendly Yellow Springs, or DFYS, Project to host the first ever Yellow Springs-wide Community Read.  The selected book will be Gerda Saunders’ “Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia.

  • More bucks, more books

    The Yellow Springs Library Association recently presented $3,500 to the Greene County Public Library Foundation to be used for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Pictured above are Connie Collett, head librarian, Yellow Springs Community Library; Karl Colón, director, Greene County Public Library; Roger Reynolds, treasurer, Yellow Springs Library Association and Bea Karthaus-Hunt, president, Yellow Springs Library Association. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Yellow Springs Library Association recently presented $3,500 to the Greene County Public Library Foundation to be used for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

  • BLOG–“Refugee 101” and “Muslim Community Voices” offerings by the BCP

    As the current administration continues to threaten immigrants, refugees, and Muslims, let us be proactive in our resistance. You can help by simply taking surveys, attending events, and participating in conversations aimed at future action.

  • Annual Vintage Truck Show to return

    The annual Vintage Truck Show will return to Young's on Aug. 6.

    Vintage Truck magazine will host its 16th annual Vintage Truck Show on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Elaine Comegys Film Fest screenings announced

    The 365 Project Young People of Color will present the Elaine Comegys Film Fest during the month of February.

    The 365 Project/Young People of Color will present the annual Elaine Comegys Film Fest at the Little Art Theatre this month.

  • Library’s Bikemobile brings books on a bike

    Yellow Springs head librarian Connie Collett (left) and librarian Krista Lackey stand next to the Greene County Library System’s mobile bike library, which made its debut in the Yellow Springs 4th of July parade. The bike will appear at different events and places in Yellow Springs and Greene County over the summer, delivering books and helping people learn about the library. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The Greene County Library System shows off its new pedal-powered bike library.

  • New programs at the Little Art— Fancy a weekday matinee?

    From left: Facilities Manager Brian Housh and owner Jenny Cowperthwaite pose in the lobby of the Little Art Theatre. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    It’s a weekday afternoon, you have a few free hours, you want to see a movie. Wish the Little Art were open? Now it is.

  • Event teaches that ‘no is no’

    Organizers of Consent 101, a workshop taking place Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the Yellow Springs Arts Council, believe that consent is a critical topic.

  • Japanese culture in bloom in Yellow Springs

    An authentic Japanese tea house, built by Japanese Professor Harold Wright and his students in the 1970s, once graced the Antioch campus. Photos of the tea house and grounds will be on display May 2–8 at the Foundry Theatre and Wright will give a talk about the project on May 4 as part of Ohayo Ohio, a Japanese symposium and cultural event. (Submitted photo by Harold Wright)

    Curiosity, hands-on exploration and a deeper appreciation for Japanese culture will be encouraged, and rewarded, at the upcoming Ohayo Ohio Japanese symposium and cultural event.

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